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Chess in Philadelphia: A Brief History of the Game in Philadelphia

Chess in Philadelphia: A Brief History of the Game in Philadelphia
Description: 158 pages with frontispiece, 5 plates, diagrams, tables and index. Small Quarto. bound in original publisher's half leather with...

$900.00

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Chess Sparks or Short and Bright Games of Chess

Chess Sparks or Short and Bright Games of Chess
Description: [5]+160+[24 ad] pages with diagrams and index. Octavo (8 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to...

$75.00

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Die Kunst im Schachspiel ein Meister zu Werden: Das ist: ein neuer Unterricht, wie man in kurzem dieses so edle und beliebte Spiel nach seiner Vollkommenheit erlernen k�nne. Gewiesen nach den neuesten Mustern des ber�hmten und itztlebenden grossen Sch

Die Kunst im Schachspiel ein Meister zu Werden: Das ist: ein neuer Unterricht, wie man in kurzem dieses so edle und beliebte Spiel nach seiner Vollkommenheit erlernen k�nne. Gewiesen nach den neuesten Mustern des ber�hmten und itztlebenden grossen Sch
Description: 351+[errata] pages with fold out diagram. Duodecimo (6 3/4" x 4 1/4") bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine and front...

$1,250.00

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Du royaume de Siam ... envoy extraordinaire du Roy auprs du Roy de Siam en 1687 et 1688

Du royaume de Siam ... envoy extraordinaire du Roy auprs du Roy de Siam en 1687 et 1688
Description: Volume two only of two. [ii]+324 pages with 15 engraved plates (7 folding) and title vignette. Duo decimo (6" x 3 3/4") bound in full...

$1,000.00

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Etudes sur le probleme de la marche du cavalier au jeu des echecs, et solution du probleme des huit dame

Etudes sur le probleme de la marche du cavalier au jeu des echecs, et solution du probleme des huit dame
Description: 11+42+[19 plates]+[1 blank]+[6 plates (2 folding)] pages with tables and diagrams. Octavo (9" x 5 1/2") bound in wrappers with original...

$500.00

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Frere's Chess Handbook, containing elementary insturctions and the Laws of Chess, together with fifty select games by the first players, endings of Games, and the defeat of the Muzio Gambit. Also, thirty-one of the choicest chess problems, and a descr

Frere's Chess Handbook, containing elementary insturctions and the Laws of Chess, together with fifty select games by the first players, endings of Games, and the defeat of the Muzio Gambit. Also, thirty-one of the choicest chess problems, and a descr
Description: xii+229-334 pages Small octavo (6 1/2" x 4 1/4"). Issued in decorative embossed cloth with lettering and decorative gilt design on the...

$300.00

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Il Giuoco Incomparabile Degli Scacchi Sviluppato con Nuovo Metodo Per Condurre Chiunque Colla Maggiore Facilita dai Primi Elementi fino alle Finezze piu Magiftrali Opera d'Autore Modenese

Il Giuoco Incomparabile Degli Scacchi Sviluppato con Nuovo Metodo Per Condurre Chiunque Colla Maggiore Facilita dai Primi Elementi fino alle Finezze piu Magiftrali Opera d'Autore Modenese
Description: viii+242 with wood cut designs and one diagram. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 3/4") bound in half beige leather with old labels in gilt to spine...

$450.00

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Il Libro del Cortegiano del conte Baldassar Castiglione

Il Libro del Cortegiano del conte Baldassar Castiglione
Description: 4 books in 2 volumes: [8]+xvi+255 pages with frontispiece; 205 pages with index and errata. Octavo (8" x 5 3/4) bound in stiff wrappers...

$1,000.00

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Le Jeu d'échecs lois fondamentales & reglement commentaires sur les règles existantes essais théoriques sur les ouvertures avec une nouvelle classification recueil des parties jouées: Entre les plus forts joueurs de l'epoque au grand Tournoi Inter

Le Jeu d'échecs lois fondamentales & reglement commentaires sur les règles existantes essais théoriques sur les ouvertures avec une nouvelle classification recueil des parties jouées: Entre les plus forts joueurs de l'epoque au grand Tournoi Inter
Description: xcii+480 pages with diagrams, tables, errata, and index of problem composers. Octavo (9" x 5 3/4") rebound with original wrappers bound...

$2,000.00

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Le jeu des Eschets

Le jeu des Eschets
Description: 343 pages. Duodecimo (5 1/2" x 3 1/4"). Bound in vellum with black lettering to spine. Originally written in 1619 in Italian....

$1,100.00

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